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Mobile Home Outlets that Work On and Off

by Dave Rongey

Outlet Circuit Repair for a Mobile Home: The most typical cause for part or all of an outlet circuit to stop working, or to work intermittently is due to either a deteriorating connection where the electrical wires attach to the outlet.


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Common Problems With Light Switch Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Connect Light Switch Wiring: Fully explained pictures and wiring diagrams about wiring light switches describing the most common switches.


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Identifying Problems With an Electrical Circuit

by Dave Rongey

How to Deal with Potential Electrical Problems: I have a whole circuit that goes out and then comes back on after about three hours


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How to Repair a Wall Outlet that Quit Working

by Dave Rongey

What Caused my Wall Outlets to Quit Working and How Can I Fix Them? The Most Common Problems with Wall Outlets and How to Them.


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Help for Ceiling Fan Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Connect Ceiling Fan Wires – With this wiring configuration there should be separate wall switches that will control the ceiling fan motor and the ceiling fan light.


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Kitchen Stove Electrical Circuit Checks

by Dave Rongey

How to Check Circuit Wiring for an Electric Stove – The circuit breaker should be checked to make sure that half of the circuit is not tripped off. Inspect the flex whip and wiring for damage or loose connections.


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Motor Home Circuit Electrical Troubleshooting

by Dave Rongey

How to Detect Motor Home Outlet Circuit Failures – The power source should be tested from the closest junction box to the panel and out from there to all the other affected outlets. A visual Inspection of the outlets, wiring and wire connectors.


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How To Identify Causes of Electrical Circuit Failures

by Dave Rongey

A Checklist to Help Identify Electrical Circuit Loss – Here are some things to check when an electrical circuit looses power.


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Repairing Light Fixture Electrical Wiring

by Dave Rongey

What to do when a Light Fixture Does Not Work – The feed tested at 120volts the switch and the light tested at 120volts, but when I screw the bulb in the light it doesn’t work


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Why Does a Circuit Breaker Produce Power in the OFF Position

by Dave Rongey

When a Circuit Breaker Produces Power in the OFF Position – There are two possibilities that would cause a circuit breaker to appear to have power when it is in the OFF position…


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Ceiling Fan and Light Start Delay Problem

by Dave Rongey

Your Ceiling Fan and Light May Have a Delayed Start, possibly a full second before the power comes on


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Electric Water Heater Circuit Problems

by Dave Rongey

Understanding Water Heater Circuit Requirements


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Cool Start Fixture Ballast Problems

by Dave Rongey

How to Solve Static Electricity Noise


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Identifying A Bad Light Switch

by Dave Rongey

I have a bad light switch, How do I know which one is bad?


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Bathroom Light Switch Problems

by Dave Rongey

How to Know if a Light Switch Needs to be Replaced – Here is how to Check


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Electric Outlet Ground Testing

by Dave Rongey

It seems that all of my outlets on the second floor do not have a ground. I have a “smart” power strips that show “no ground” and the bathroom GCFI is tripped…


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